Covid19 Deaths by Age
Who is afflicted with Covid19? In the months since the pandemic began, we have learned much about who is at greater risk of illness and death from Covid19.
Deaths in US by Age as of August 5, 2020
|Under 1 year||15|
|85 years and over||45,845|
Data from CDC, August 5, 2020. https://data.cdc.gov/NCHS/Provisional-COVID-19-Death-Counts-by-Sex-Age-and-S/9bhg-hcku
School Closing and Death Among Children
Many schools remain closed due to concerns about COVID-19. What is the risk to children, to their teachers and to their families? Data from deaths gives us reliable information.
“At this time, it appears that severe illness due to COVID-19 is rare among children.” according to August report of American Academy of Pediatrics.
Arizona has seen the deaths of 11 children between the age of 1-19, according to report of American Academy of Pediatrics.